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Boston Set To Receive Same Problem-Plagued 911 System as New York City

EMS union leader tells Boston first responders to “be very careful.”

Posted Friday, June 14, 2013

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Paramedic Returns to Work with Prosthetic Leg

His leg was amputated above the knee after falling 110 feet during a hike.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

County in Florida Seeks to Send Fewer Paramedics to Less-Urgent Calls

However, just about anyone who wants an ambulance ride to the emergency room will get one.

Posted Monday, December 10, 2012

Mandatory Training for Florida Dispatchers Under Way

A 2008 murder led to state law requiring mandatory training of 9-1-1 operators.

Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Misplaced 9-1-1 Call Prompts School Lockdown in Ohio

A participant in an active shooter simulation mistakenly called 9-1-1 instead of the designated training dispatch phone number.

Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012

New Ohio 9-1-1 Center Finally to See Light of Day

The sheriff's dispatch center is merging with the 9-1-1 center.

Posted Friday, July 6, 2012

New Voice Alert System Streamlining Call Response

With the new technology, the robotic voice dispatches calls over the radio one time.

Posted Monday, June 18, 2012

Spotty Cellular Service Linked to Elderly New York Couple’s Death

Morris’ car slid down an embankment and became stuck.

Posted Monday, May 14, 2012

Pa. City's 9-1-1 Dispatch System Fails for Second Time in Month

Dispatchers used hand-held radios to call out ambulance crews for two hours.

Posted Monday, March 12, 2012






 

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